Travel advisory: Traffic pattern changes on Route 36 this week

Staff Writer

Traffic pattern changes are planned on Route 36 this week as part of a concrete repair project in Brookville Borough and Rose Township, Jefferson County.

Beginning this week, Route 36 will be one lane in each direction, with a center turning lane between the Route 28/Route 322 intersection and just north of the Brookville Borough/Rose Township line. In case of inclement weather, the traffic pattern change will occur next week.

Motorists can expect congestion and delays on Route 36 in the project area.

Work on this project includes patching, paving, drainage, removal and/or replacement of lighting and other miscellaneous construction.

This $2.7 million concrete patching project is being constructed by Francis J. Palo, Inc., and is expected to be completed in October.

Motorists should slow down and use caution in work zones and obey flaggers and other traffic control devices. Expect congestion and delays in the project area. Fines are doubled for violations in work zones. Drive responsibly for your safety and the safety of the workers.

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by the state transportation funding plan (Act 89), or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.

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